YJ-12 — THE «MYSTERIOUS AND POWERFUL» supersonic anti-ship missiles WORLDWIDE

September 8, Japanese media said the Chinese H-6 bomber appeared nearby air space land of the rising sun at the island of Miyake (about 100 miles south of Tokyo — approx. «VP»). Media also drew attention to the «unique very long underwing node» (photo lower) the bombers, which can be suspended languid supersonic anti-ship missile YJ-12, which is considered to be the most «mysterious» missile such class in the world. RCC has four vozduhopoglotitelya for SPVRD (supersonic ramjet engine). It is estimated that after the launch of the rocket climbs steeply where gaining speed to 4M, then crosses at low

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Japan completes the construction of helicopter

The shipyard Japan Marine United shipyard in Isogo (Yokohama) accomplished presentation of new light aircraft carrier (AVL) type Hyuga DDH-181, which received the title of «Izumo» (Izumo) and number DDH-183. This third type of AVL Hyuga, which is practically a helicopter built by the modified project and will be the largest warship in the composition of maritime self-defense force land of the rising sun. As told Japanese media, the role of the ceremony was Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso and Secretary General of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party Shigeru Ishiba. Length of the new helicopter is 248 meters, width of

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Special underwater pistol SPP-1

Pistol SPP-1 complex, designed in the late 1960s, is a personal weapon fighters squad frogmen. It is intended to conduct anti-submarine saboteurs enemy to protect swimmers from sea predators. In the latter case, the gun may be used by persons and civilians. Fire from an underwater gun being only single shots. Complex for underwater shooting SPP-1 was adopted in March 1971. Work on the creation of the complex were started on proposals from the 1st of the leading designers TSNIITOCHMASH proposal for action in 1968. Designer initiative immediately supported by representatives of the Soviet Navy countersabotage services, which have sponsored.

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«Rosoboronexport» represent 200 models of weapons and military equipment exhibition of arms and military equipment «INDO Defence 2012»

  «Rosoboronexport» present 200 models of weapons and military equipment exhibition of arms and military equipment «Indo Defence 2012» in Jakarta. As told korr.ARMS-TASS «Rosoboronexport», except Russian military equipment exporter offer its partners in the Asia-Pacific region for the development of joint projects of weapons and the organization’s licensed production of military equipment.   V International exhibition of arms and military equipment «Indo Defence 2012» (Indo Defence 2012) will be held from 7 to 10 November 2012 in the town of Jakarta, Indonesia. The exhibition is one of the largest in the Asia-Pacific region. This year, it will accept the

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«Tor-M2KM» (9K331MKM) — modular air defense missile system began testing

New «Thor» came out on the tests. Anti-aircraft missile system «Tor-M2» inspect in at Kapustin Yar.   It is designed to protect the fundamental objects of the air strikes. The complex consists of 2-modules — autonomous and anti-aircraft combat with 4 guided missiles.   Combat crew — two people. To complicate the puzzle crew «Torah» NIGHT MODE spent shooting, according to the website of TV «Star».   Complex weighs 15 tons and can be mounted on at least some suitable truck as it can be deployed permanently on rooftops and even on the deck of the ship.    The composition

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«SAAB» RECEIVES FIRST CONTRACT TO SUPPLY drones «SKELDAR»

Swedish company Saab has received the first buyer for its drones vertical takeoff and landing Skeldar, created for maritime surveillance place flightglobal.com reported July 11. The contract will be completed by the end of this year.   More information about the contract (the recipient country and the number of UAV) company voiced. «The nature of the industry is such that the customer information will not be announced,» the report said Saab.   Head of the Department of Aeronautics Sindal Lennart (Lennart Sindahl) stated that «the flight performance properties, heavy motor fuels (diesel engine unit resettled — approx.» VP «) and

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Air Force began practicing melee super-maneuverable Su-35C

New fighters with variable thrust vectoring will test 18 months Pilots Flight Test Institute named after Gromov started training super-maneuverable close air combat on the latest Su-35s, which are 5 units arrived at the end of last year in the placement of the institute. As told «Izvestia» in Command of the Air Force, close combat techniques test pilots will work in pairs, and links personally. — Air test will last about one and a half years. Their results will form the basis of the course of combat training of Air Force fighter aircraft type, — said a source in

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India refused to BMP-3 in favor of their own «car of the future»

The Government of India has decided not to renounce the development of its programs from «infantry fighting vehicle of the future» (Futuristic Infantry Combat Vehicle, FICV) in favor of purchasing Russian BMP-3, MIC-news reports citing Defense News. The relevant notification Russian side received November 18, 2013, but this became clear only at the moment.   India wants to change the new machines obsolete BMP-1 and BMP-2 Russian production. Proposal to abandon development FICV (project cost is estimated at 10 billion dollars) in December 2012 has made India, Russian President Vladimir Putin. According to his proposal, Our motherland India can transfer

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U.S. Air Force will conduct modernization of the F-22 to seven billion dollars

The U.S. Air Force concluded an agreement with the American company Lockheed Martin contract for the modernization of F-22 fighters Raptor, reports Flightglobal. The deal amounted to 6.9 billion dollars. The new agreement involves alternately upgrading combat aircraft to version Increment 3.1, and later — Increment 3.2A and Increment 3.2B. Under the agreement, all work must be completed by March 20, 2023. The modernization of the F-22 to version Increment 3.1, which is already operated by Lockheed Martin, the aircraft must obtain an improved synthetic aperture radar, which will allow them to lead a ground mapping, without the help

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Indonesia has developed its own battle tank

Indonesian company PT Pindad introduced its first your tank building. This is with reference to the press-secretary of the local newspaper said Rudiyyanti Detik Finance. Medium Tank, lightweight platform was named SBS, reports Lenta.ru. At the current time, as explained Rudiyyanti, only mock combat ready vehicle, which will be sent after the certification of the Ministry of Defense. Representative PT Pindad statement SBS instruments, but photos posted on the tank hull machine gun. Platform assembly resembles wheeled infantry fighting vehicles Anoa, also produced by the company. The publication also noted the similarity between SBS and German ICV Marder — 50

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